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Kiwis for kiwi - 2017/2018 Allocations

Additional funding will be invested this year as we implement our “Target 2%” strategy, announced February 2017.
This funding is available in large part from the Save our Iconic Kiwi fund from Central Government and also from individual donors and corporate supporters.

You can view a table of the 2015/2016 allocations here

Organisation Project Species Purpose Grant
Kiwis for kiwi & Department of Conservation National Kiwi Hui National The national kiwi hui is held on an annual basis and is co-funded by Kiwis for kiwi and the Department of Conservation. These hui are an opportunity for kiwi conservationists to learn from experts in various fields, network and be immersed in all things kiwi for two days. $7,000
Kiwi Encounter The National Kiwi Trust The National Kiwi Trust operates Kiwi Encounter onsite at Rainbow Springs in Rotorua. The facility is purpose built for incubation, hatching and raising of kiwi chicks. Kiwi Encounter plays an integrel role in the kiwi conservation supporting groups throughout the North Island, while allowing the visiting public to observe the process as part of their advocacy program. $55,000
Project Kiwi Trust Project Kiwi Trust - Kuaotunu Peninsula Coromandel Brown Project Kiwi Trust has been managing kiwi conservation on the Kuaotunu Peninsula, just 15 minutes north of Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula since 1996. In 2016 the Trust celebrated its 20th year, the first kiwi conservation initiative in the world to celebrate this milestone. The funding provided this year is to support their predator control work. $25,000
Whenuakiwi Trust t/a Whenuakite Kiwi Care Group Fund Operations Manager& Track Maintenance Whenuakite Kiwi Care Group has been operating since the year 2000 on 2600 ha of private land and 930 ha of Public Conservation land. Undertaking predator control targeting all introduced predators. Funding provided this year will support an operations manager and track maintenance. $15,000
Moehau Environment Group MEG Kiwi Sanctuary Moehau Environment Group undertakes landscape-scale mustelid trapping in 9,910ha of kiwi habitat, primarily on private land. The funding provided this year is to support that predator control work $31,316
Mahakirau Forest Estate Society Incorporated (MFESI) Mahakirau Forest Estate (MFE) - Step Change Stoat Programme 2017 Mahakirau Forest Estate has sustainably undertaken pest control continuously since 2001, focused initially on mustelid and possum, and evolving this to include rats in 2007. The funding provided this year is to support this predator control work $7,814
Thames Coast Kiwi Care TCKC expansion project Thames Coast Kiwi Care works in partnership with private land owners and DOC to oversee an extensive trapping program targeting mustelids for kiwi protection along the Thames Coast and inwards towards the central Coromandel range. The funding provided this year will support predator control and track maintenance. $13,746
Whinray Ecological Charitable Trust Whinray Kiwi Recovery Project Eastern Brown The Whinray Eco Trust has been managing Eastern North Island brown kiwi within the Motu Ecological District since 1999, both within the Whinray Scenic Reserve and on private farmland. During this time the Whinray kiwi population has increased from approximately 8 individuals in 1999 to c.50 individuals (inc juvs) in 2017. This funding is for the purchase of kiwi transmitters for tracking and monitoring purposes. $5,460
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust - Kiwi Programe Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust's objective is to establish a genetically diverse viable population of up to 50 pair of north island brown kiwi in Otanewainuku Forest. They have 940 Ha of managed forest presently being expanded to 1090 Ha. The funding provided this year is to support the Operation Nest Egg programme. $10,000
ECOED (Environment Conservation and Outdoor Education Trust) Save Our Kiwi Hawke's Bay ECOED "Save Our Kiwi Hawke's Bay" programme aims to continue to increase the North Island Brown kiwi population in the Kaweka Forest Park. Funding provided will go towards supporting that mission $20,000
Whakatane Kiwi Trust Whakatane Kiwi Project The Whakatane Kiwi Trust promotes, supports and manages community based biodiversity projects in the Whakatane area to facilitate the growth of sustainable populations of kiwi and other indigenous species. Funding provided this year is to support their Operation Nest Egg and kiwi avoidance training programmes. $7,500
Omataroa Rangitaiki No2 Charitable Trust Omataroa Kiwi Project Omataroa occupies a 7,777 ha area consisting of approximately 7100 ha of exotic production forest, and a further 546 hectares of indigenous forest. It is Maori Trust land with 7000 shareholders. The funding provided this year is to support their predator control work.
$15,000
Sandy and Robin Toy Distribution of great spotted kiwi in North West Nelson Great Spotted This funding is to contribute to continuing the work to determine distribution of roroa $15,000
The Paparoa Wildlife Trust Paparoa roroa Project This funding is to support your predator control programme. $24,000
Lincoln University Acoustic surveys of two Great Spotted Kiwi populations This funding is to support a research project that involves the maintenance of a targeted acoustic monitoring program at the site of a recent (2015) Great Spotted Kiwi wild-to-wild translocation, and to repeat full acoustic surveys of both the release and source sites for this translocation. The release site is the Nina Valley in Lake Sumner Forest Park, and the source site is Hawdon Valley in Arthurs Pass National Park. $20,000
Shakespear Open Sanctuary Society Incorporated Establishing Little Spotted Kiwi at Shakespear Sanctuary Little Spotted Shakespear Open Sanctuary is NZ's most visited and accessible wildlife sanctuary. A community partnership between Shakespear Open Sanctuary Society and Auckland Council along with NZ Defence Force, Watercare Services and YMCA. The funding is to contribute to completing the translocation of little spotted kiwi from Kapiti Island to Shakespear Open Sanctuary. $7,000
Kerikeri - Puketotara Landcare Group Kerikeri - Puketotara Catchment CPCA - Mustelid Trapping Northland Brown Puketotara Kiwicare Group began in 2012 covering 1800 ha, it is now known Kerikeri-Puketotara Catchment CPCA covering a total 5,743 ha. They provide an Integrated Pest Management Plan to protect an estimated 280-300 kiwi. This funding is to support their predator control work and contribute towards administration costs $8,532
Puketi Forest Trust Oho Mai Puketi – Kiwi Recovery In the 13.5 years since the Puketi Forest Trust was established they have set up ten trap-lines to control stoats and feral cats on 5,500 hectares in Puketi Forest and one in the 82 hectare Puketi Scenic Reserve. This funding is to support your predator control work. $12,000
Mataia Restoration Project Dog Advocacy and Annual Kiwi Aversion Training at Glorit This funding is to support their groups kiwi avoidance training day $450
Whangarei Heads Landcare Forum – Backyard Kiwi (WHLF-BYK), Bream Head Conservation Trust (BHCT), Tutukaka Landcare Coalition (TLC), Tanekaha CPCA (TCPCA) and Pataua North Landcare (PNL). Whangarei Kiwi Corridor Kiwis for Kiwi ONE release programme for community engagement Three community-led Northland brown kiwi strongholds (WHLF -Backyard Kiwi, Tutukaka Landcare Coalition, and the Bream Head Conservation Trust) continue to work together to coordinate a joint ONE programme. This funding is to support their Operation Nest Egg programme. $11,129
Friends of Matakohe Limestone Island Whangarei Kiwi Corridor Kiwis for Kiwi ONE release programme for community engagement Matakohe-Limestone Island is a 38 hectare restoration island located in the upper Whangarei Harbour. Te Parawhau have mana whenua over the island It has been managed as a community project by the Friends of Matakohe - Limestone Island Society (FOMLI) for over 20 years, and been a kiwi creche for over 10 years. This funding is for traps checks in the buffer area around the island. $4,940
Tanekaha CPCA Tanekaha CPCA The Tanekaha CPCA has been actively undertaking pest control since Sept 2012. The area includes 750ha of pasture, native and exotic forest/bush. This funding is to support their predator control work and contribute to administration costs. $3,366
Waimate North Landcare Trust Inc Waimate North Landcare Predator Control Programme By widespread pest and predator control, community engagement and education and volunteer efforts, Waimate North Landcare Trust strives to promote and facilitate the preservation of all classes of natural ecosystems in an area of 9400 ha located in the Waitangi River catchment in the Bay of Islands. This funding is to support their predator control work. $15,000
Blue Orb Charitable Trust Kiwi Life Predator Control Kiwi Life is an iwi/community-led collaborative initiative with the aim of establishing a financially self-sustaining environmental/cultural education facility and restoration venture to inspire a greater connection to biodiversity through educational experiences to raise awareness of social, cultural and ecological values of kiwi and other taonga. This funding is to support their predator control work and contribute to administration costs. $3,700
Kaipara Forest Conservation Trust Help For Houto Kaipara Forest Conservation Trust was set up initially to control pest species in the Southern Houto Forest and then to expand into the Northern Houto Forest. However pre trapping monitoring discovered a previously unknown small remnant population of kiwi within both forests and on surrounding farmland. This funding is to support their predator control and travel expenses. $8,700
Russell Landcare Trust Russell Kiwi Protection This funding is to support Russell Landcare Trust's predator control work. $10,000
Bay Bush Action Trust Kiwi Ora Bay Bush Action Trust is charitable trust that enlists the help of volunteers to trap the big four pest species, possums, rats, stoats and wild cats in the beautiful Opua State Forest. We have been work alongside Ngati Kawa / Ngati Rahiri, and the local community for five years building a now five hundred hectare pest control project to save our amazing forest. This funding is for the purchase of DOC 200 traps. $10,200
Te Puke Ki Waitangi Kaitiaki Taonga Trust Iwi Kiwi Iwi kiwi aims to coordinate all efforts to help kiwis within our area of action and to provide a vehicle for funding and economic and social development. This funding is to support their predator control work and contribute to administration costs. $6,200
Mahinepua Radar-Hill Landcare Group Inc Mahinepua Catchment Predator Control Mahinepua Radar-Hill Landcare Group Inc manage approx. 1825ha of land overall, 328ha (including Mahinepua Peninsula) of which is the public land portion in three scenic reserves. This funding is to support their predator control work. $8,000
Tangihua Lions Lodge Trust Tangihua Lions Lodge Conservation and Education project This funding is to support Tangihua Lions Lodge Trust's predator control work. $2,000
Mid-North Alliance, Bay of Islands. Mid-North Alliance "Isolated" Kiwi Populations Within the Mid-North area, small populations of kiwi are present. Mid-North Alliance want to assist their survival by reducing stoats, feral cats and ferrets around areas where kiwi have been reported or detected. This funding is to support their predator control work $4,104
Hupara District Landcare Group Incorporated Kiwis for kiwi Funding Application 2017 This funding is to support Hupara District Landcare Group Incorporated's predator control work. $4,000
Pomona Island Charitable Trust Breeding success of Haast tokoeka on Pomona Island Tokoeka The funding provided is to contribute to Pomona Island Charitable Trust project looking into why kiwi have not appeared to breed on Pomona Island $10,000
Stewart Island Rakiura Community & Environment Trust Stewart Island Tokoeka Advocacy and Protection This funding is to support Stewart Island Rakiura Community & Environment Trust's predator control work. $2,520
East Taranaki Environment Trust Purangi Kiwi Project Western Brown East Taranaki Environment Trust aims to work towards a long term vision of 1,000 pairs of kiwi by 2020. Their landscape size project has 13,000 hectares under predator control, with a network of 1300 DOC-200 traps. This funding is to support that predator control work. $30,000
Tiaki Te Mauri O Parininihi Trust The Parininihi Project The Tiaki te Mauri O Parininihi Trust has been established to guide and manage the protection of land that was returned to Ngati Tama Iwi (tangata whenua/kaitiaki of Parininihi) in North Taranaki as part of the treaty settlement with the Crown in 2003. This is the only iwi-led conservation project of its kind in Taranaki with the aim to fully protect the 1867 hectare area of rich coastal forest at Parininihi. This funding is to support their Health and Safety training. $8,900
TKKR -Taranaki Kiwi Trust & Rotokare SRT TKKR - kōhanga - dog survey, post harvest monitoring & boosting founders The funding this year is to support their efforts to catch/monitor wild kiwi as part of the ONE programme in the region. $10,000
Taranaki Kiwi Trust TKT - Trust Manager and kiwi monitoring The funding provided this year is to support their Trust Manager, half share of purchase/training of Sky Ranger and expand the area under predator control via purchase of DOC 200s and Steve Allan cat traps. $48,400
Total Funding Allocated $500,977